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Chicago Greeter
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“the loop”(219 reviews)
“cultural center”(114 reviews)
Chicago Greeter highlights interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-945-4231
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Varied information and unique impressions In search of a German-speaking city tour through Chicago, we came across the Greeter program and made a request for our family, parents and children (17 or 9 years). Our Greeter Paul had already reported by mail, a meeting place...More

Thank GoPlaces825999
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I cannot believe this is a free service! I got in touch with Chicago Greeter many months before visiting Chicago and feel so lucky to have been offered such an amazing service for free! We had Peter who was fantastic! We did a tour of...More

Thank HayleyNZ87
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a really well explained tour done by Susan Nebel. She explained us in French lots of details about architecture history in Chicago but also advise us lots à places to visit. We visited different building that we wouldn’t have visited by ourselves. You...More

Thank Mylene T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sue Murphy went above and beyond the call of volunteerism! She was responsive to our interests and extremely knowledgeable about the history and development of Chicago. Sue made sure to include stained glass windows and architectural highlights, which were of particular interest to us. Even...More

Thank L'Jon P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom Judge was a great greeter. He was very patient with us and very knowledgable. Would highly recommend.

Thank Zainab S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our greeter was very welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable about Chicago, its history and architecture. He made us discover plenty of great things we would have completely missed otherwise. A must-do if you visit Chicago!

Thank randomtourist522
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just walking around on my own would have been fairly interesting, but meeting with a greeter made it so much better. Being guided and taken to places that I would never have found on my own really enhanced my visit to Chicago. Many thanks.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met Harry Ignazio at the public library with a colleague of him and we could listen to a concert in the room where The untouchables was shooted! we had a aware some trip around the architecture of this elegant metropolis with a Gentleman. thanks...More

Thank tizianaitaly5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! We had never heard of free guided walking tours until we did research for our weekend trip to Chicago. We were matched up with Richard Prince and could not have been happier. There didn’t seem to be anything he didn’t know about Chicago, or...More

Thank twinsor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I met Sherry at the Chicago Cultural Centre at 10:00 a.m. We learned some history of Chicago and had a tour of 77 E Randolph where it is housed. From there, Sherry in her delightful way took us around the Loop in...More

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from N T | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, you must put in a request 10 days before you arrive to Chicago. Hope this helps!
Chuck M
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.